The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern 
and Traditional Rigging, Second Edition (2nd edition)

The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging, Second Edition (2nd edition)

By: Brion Toss (author)Hardback

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Revised and updated-the only book you need on sailboat rigging and marlinspike arts From its initial publication, The Complete Rigger's Apprentice has been the definitive go-to resource for weekend sailors and maritime professionals who want to master the fine art of rigging. In this revised second edition, master rigger Brion Toss expands upon the traditional basics of ropeworking to give you the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on the latest tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade. Features include: A complete rigging primer of essential gear, principles, and proceduresClassic ropeworking techniques you can adapt for today's modern rigsMoney-saving tips on the newest equipment, materials, upgrades and designsIllustrated instructions for tying knots, splicing rope, and making repairsProfessional guidelines for inspecting and maintaining rigs for longer voyagesEmergency procedures, troubleshooters and fixes to ensure smooth sailingNew technologies for multihull rigs, soft-shackles, Sta-Lok terminals, and more Need-to-know resources including a portfolio of rigs and glossary of termsPLUS rope tricks and puzzles that will delight your passengers

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Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780071849784
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780071849784
  • weight: 848
  • ISBN10: 0071849785
  • edition: 2nd edition

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